"Tristan" now feminine given name

Mark A. Mandel mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Fri Feb 24 15:09:01 UTC 2006

Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM> asked
>  How many today use "Jack" as a nickname for "John" ?

I seem to recall a President of the United States with some Irish last name,
Kenneally or Connolly or something like that. ;-)

m a m

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